Drops of Ink

The last and final song was a rendition of “The Skeleton Dance” from Silly Symphony. The symphony orchestra played the music to the video as it was playing.

LHS orchestra performs at the Fright Night concert

Alex Clark, Staff Member October 16, 2021

On October 14, 2021, all levels of orchestra, directed and conducted by Jeremy Marino, participated in their Fright Night concert to celebrate Halloween with students and parents. Festive songs were played...

The Dairy Dream store, located just down the street from Libertyville High School, has earned a special place in the hearts of residents.

Dairy Dream: Sixty Years of Soft Serve

Jack Birmingham, Staff Member October 15, 2021

Dairy Dream, a family-owned and family-run establishment, has served as an iconic spot in Libertyville since 1961. It is known not only for its 28 delicious flavors of ice cream, but also for the place...

Bus schedule changes have been ongoing since the start of the school year, which have been due to factors such as fewer bus drivers, COVID-19, heightened license requirements, and more.

LHS Experiencing a Lack of Bus Drivers

Natalie Isberg, Copy Editor October 14, 2021

Libertyville High School and the surrounding Lake County area is experiencing a severe lack of bus drivers for their bus routes. The issue has been causing delays in bus arrivals and departures, which...

The currently dull, empty space of the Field House will soon be floored with the new Mondo surface.

Field House improvements underway

Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor October 14, 2021

Libertyville High School recently made the decision to redo the Field House, the all-purpose gym space used for most of the school’s sports and physical education classes. Construction on the Field House...

Kayla Talerico lunges for the flag of her opponent, Arielle Mendoza.

Senior girls rock the field during the Powder Puff game

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member October 1, 2021

On Wednesday, September 29th, the senior girls participated in the Powder Puff Flag Football game as part of the homecoming festivities. The girls were split into two teams, orange and black, with the...

Turmoil In Afghanistan: Causes, Effects, and the Future

Turmoil In Afghanistan: Causes, Effects, and the Future

Jack Birmingham and Mia Khan September 30, 2021

Afghanistan’s recent history, spanning over a century, has had many notable historical moments that led to the events we experience today. The United States maintained a military presence in Afghanistan...

The Sophomore Student Council painted on Pizzeria Devilles windows.

Students Come Together for Homecoming Window Painting in Downtown Libertyville

Sarah Wuh, Opinions Editor September 27, 2021

On Sunday the 27th of September, students of various clubs, activities, and sports gathered for the annual decoration of downtown Libertyville's windows to commemorate Homecoming. Each group received designated...

Mr. O’Neill stands beside his display case showcasing artifacts from the months preceding the 9/11 attack. The display case included: newspapers, books, diagrams, and the American flag.

Remembering 9/11

Lauren Kern, Staff Member September 12, 2021

No students at LHS were alive for the destructive events of 9/11, they only read about it in textbooks. Mr. O’Neill is ensuring that students understand what really happened outside of a textbook page....

LHS Super Bowl Predictions

LHS Super Bowl Predictions

Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

The 2021 NFL Season kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 9 with the Dallas Cowboys taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Before the season began, a survey was conducted, asking the LHS Student Body and Staff which...

Principal Tom Koulentes is hopeful that for the 2021-22 school year, things can return as close as possible to a pre-Covid-19 LHS. One goal the school has for next year is to accommodate students in the lunchroom for eating and study hall, but they are going to continue working closely with the district and local health authorities to determine if this is a possibility.

LHS plans to open for full in-person learning next fall

Anika Raina, News Editor May 28, 2021

As this school year draws to a close, the D128 administration has started establishing plans for the upcoming school year. Although the future of next school year is still uncertain, the administration...

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